May 18, 2012

Before the Poison by Peter Robinson

Welcome to The Friday 56 hosted by Freda's Voice
Rules:*Grab a book, any book.
*Turn to page 56.
*Find any sentence (or a few) that grabs you.
*Post it.
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Here's a page 56 quote from my current read:

I told him what I did for a living, and he seemed genuinely interested. He gave a little chuckle when I said I wrote the music nobody listens to. "That must be hard to take sometimes," he said. "No matter how much they pay you."

Title: Before the Poison: A Novel by Peter Robinson
Published February 21, 2012

Book description: New York Times best selling author of the Inspector Banks series. A stand-alone novel in which a man's obsession with a decades-old crime leads him down a dark and winding path.

I received this book as a complimentary review/feature copy.


  1. I'm intrigued by the snippet...and the book description. Thanks for sharing....


  2. Somebody's listening to his music, or they would stop paying him, no?!

  3. This snippet was both intriguing and wry which is a combination that I like a lot in this genre. I will have to wait for your final verdict on this one, but I do believe I will eventually be checking it out at the library! Great teaser today!

  4. Terrific teaser! I hope the whole book is great.

  5. Oooh. Both the snippet and the synopsis sound really good!

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  6. I like the sound of that writing.

  7. i wonder what type of music that is -- if no one listens to it? tv jingles? elevator music?

  8. i didn't make the connection that you were book dilettante! sorry harvee :)

    You may want to check out my giveaway of a historical fiction novel - open intl.


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